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City Coal Awards Reflect Increased Freight Rate Set by Roads
FUEL SUPPLY DIVIDED
BETWEEN WASHBURN
AND KNIFE RIVER CO.
Separate Bids for Supplying
Municipal Needs Permit
Division of Contract
GARBAGE-HAULING ENDING;
I
Sidewalk Potitions Granted to
Property Owners and
Roosevelt School
Coal contracts v. ne nwavlcil Ky
,h(. city commission Monday c'c
vir.tr. the Knife River company ><-
iuir jriven the conirac* t > ; !1 H 1 1
vatrr plant with, lump liR-nt ; »« ,
ft op a ton ar.d -1-inen si?.c at $•>•••».
v.hile the contract for general ci j
v.a . plit between this com
pany and the Washburn the former
to furnish 1 inch ■ /.<' at •<» an
th, latter the screened lump *‘t •, l.n)
* l The division of th.c contract wa:
made possible by ashing for ar '
ntc bills. These reflected th? effect
of increased freight rates en liP 1 " •'
bust coin? into application. I.a
iVll the t imli size was untamed at
f 11.40 a toil. ...
The bills v ere as follows.
Occident Elevator company—l' or
water station, lump, $1.«»-mch,
§■.*.lo; for general city purposes,
lump, SI.-a: d-ineh, Sd.'.ia.
Knife River Coal company —I oi
water station, lump, l-meh,
5:;.95; for general city purpo: es,
. lump, $4.20; 4-ineb, I
Washburn I.ignite company— N' j
water station, screened lump.
4-inch, $4.00 ; for ireneral city pur
poses. lump. $4.10; 4-inch. $4.9j.
Estimate on Darker Sewer
An estimate received from the city
engineer n, i the Barker bakeiy sew
tr on Sixteenth street between
Broadway and .Main set the cost at
$1,237.25. , . . „
Another estimate set the cost of a
First street water main, between
Avenues D and E, at $898.08.
Bids called for to lay a water main
on Seventh street having failed to
appear, the city water department
was instructed to do the work.
Sidewalks (jranted
Several pending sidewalk peti
tions were granted. One was on
petition of C. A. Johnson, Second
street at Avenue E. Another was
in front of the property of Mrs. A.
It. Heath. 1103 Avenue (’, which had
been investigated by Commissioner
Wachter and was. on his recommen
dation, granted. He raid there would
be ahout 25 feet on each side of the
Heath frontage which should be
paved. .
A petition was received from the
North Dakota Power and Light com
pany. the Capital Laundry and P.
F. Wilcox for a sidewalk on Front
avenue between Third and I 1 ifth
streets, and another from Roosevelt
school patrons, asking that a walk
be laid on the west side of Ander
son street from Avenue A to Rosser,
in view of the fact that there were
no walks whatever to the building.
New Lights Ordered I p
It was decided to place two lights,
one at Rosser and Seventeenth
street and the other at Avenue A
and Griffin.
Announcement was made that the
city will cease hauling garbage Octo
ber 15.
Boards Plan Joint Meeting
It was decided to hold the joint
meeting with the county board of
commissioners, to consider the de
linquent tax situation, earlier than
this evening, as at first planned, as
the county members desire to be at
heme in the evening. Auditor M.
H. Atkinson said he would arrange
for a convenient afternoon hour. The
conference will be at the city hall.
The bonds of W. J. Noggle, for
curbing First street at Avenue C, I
in the amount of $748 and that of
H. A. Thompson, $472, for sewering
Thirteenth street between Avenues
P and E, were received and ac
cepted.
THEY STILL DRINK
BEER IN GERMANY
Munich, Oct. I.—(NEA) —In this
city, which houses the largest beer
halls in the world, beer is still the
common drink and thirsty American
tourists are making it a point to vis
it this brew-famous town.
More than 3,000 gallons of beer
are consumed here daily at one bar,
the Hofbrauhaus, and on one day re
cently during a hot spell more than
SO,OOO quarts were guzzled.
Quarts are the smallest measures
sold, and each purchaser washes his
own huge mug, steps up to the bar,
gets it filled and repairs to a table
to drink his foaming ale. The beer
sells for about 11 cents a quart if
you buy it yourself, and 15 cents
if you get table service.
Nebraska’s apple crop will be about
800,000 bushels this year, double last
year’s crop.
f Weather Report |
♦ ■-—•
Temperature at 7 a. m 44
Highest yesterday 62
Lowest last night - 44
Precipitation to 7 a. m. 0
Highest wind velocity 16
WKATHKR FORECASTS
For Bismarck and vicinity: Gener
ally fair tonight and Wednesday.
Not »ach change in temperature.
For North Dakota: Generally fair
tonight and Wednesday. Somewhat
v pooler Wednesday southeast portion.
iBBM If WEATHER CONDITIONS
; A high pressure area is centered
mms the Groat Lakes region this
jusining while tow pressure areas
, ' writ centered over Manitoba and over
Soathwost. ' Except for overcast
'Wtothor ft aanonlfy fair m aU sec-
MIA jfrdgjjtetomperatam pro-
Wr rr’lnir *• ‘mF f"- 't r ~
SIDE GLANCES By George Clark
' “Yes, she's desperately in need of a job; getting married next week,
I you know."
RESULT DF SUIT TO
DETERMINE STATUS
OF PERSONAL BONDS
Railroad Board Will Not Approve
Personal Sureties if Col
lection Attempts Fail
Whether the state railroad board
will approve in the future of personal
bonds in connection with the licens
ing of elevators hangs on the outcome
of a suit now pending in the district
court at Grand Forks, it was revealed
by the board today.
Five personal bondsmen for the
Hegc Grain company's elevator at
Hatton are contesting the board’s at
tempt to collect amounts for which
they arc liable under the bond, the
board claims. They arc John Hogen.
Ingval Walsvlk. Henry Walsvik, R. S.
Dean, and E. K. Norstad. The eleva
tor company, according to the board,
become insolvent some time ago.
Tire board ns trustee has brought
suit to collect on the company's as
sets.
The five bondsmen, according to
testimony, believed the bond wnich
they signed as sureties was a recom
mendation to the state railroad board
for issuance of a license to the eleva
tor operator.
Under the North Dakota statute,
the board is authorized to collect on
all assets for the benefit of farmers
whose grain was stored in the eleva
tor. After collecting from bondsmen,
they will seek to collect from those
who converted the grain.
Trial of the suit will be resumed
October 14, according to Ben Larkin,
who has been representing the board
in court.
The majority of bonds put up by
elevators, it was brought out. are cor
porate bonds and in the event bonds
men of the Hege company win their
point, personal bonds no longer will
be accepted by the railroad board.
BOARD TO RECEIVE BIDS
Bids on electrical work, hardware,
painting and fixtures for the Agricul
tural hall addition at the North Da
kota Agricultural college will be re
ceived by the board of administration
October 18. it was announced at the
board office yesterday.
OUT OUR WAY By Williams
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CAPITOL THEATRE
An Irish actor of fine attainments
and wide reputation in England J.
M. Kerrigan is featured in Morton
Downey’s Pathe dialogue and sing
ing picture. “Lucky in Love,” by Gene
Markey, at the Capitol Theatre
tonight. Betty Lawford. a young
English actress of exceptional ability,
plays opposite the star, and others
featured arc Halllweil Hobbes, Colin
Keith-Johnston and Mackenzie Ward.
Mr. Kerrigan made his stage de
but at the Abbey Theatre. Dublin,
in 1908 and played here and there
until 1917, when he came to New
York. He was for three years with
Laurettc Taylor in “Happiness,'’
then returned to London for an im
portant role in “John Ferguson.’’
He then returned to New York and
appeared prominently in the all star
cast of “The Rivals." with James
Powers. Francis Wilson. Macklyn
Arbucklc and others. He later sup
ported John Drew in “Trelawney of
the Wells," Grace George in “The
Road to Rome” and he also appeared
in “Meet the Prince." His first ap
pearance in motion pictures here was
in suoport of Marion Davies in "Little
Old New York.”
Mr. Kerrigan provides excellent
entertainment in the role of the Earl
of Balkerry's butler, In “Lucky in
Love,” Mr. Downey is seen as a stable
boy who loves the Earl's beautiful
granddaughter. Lady Mary Cardifna.
Their love romance is threatened with
disaster when the stable boy thrashes
his rival Capt. Fitzroy and to escape
arrest, flees to New York. Lady
Mary later joins him there and be
comes a clerk in the department store
where her sweetheart is employed.
PALACE. MANDAV
Corinnc Griffth’s “The Garden of
Eden.” last time tonight at The Pal
ace Theatre. Mandan. has as its head
man Charles Ray. Others in the cast,
which was directed by Lewis Mile
stone. include Lowell Sherman, Louise
Dresser. Edward Martindel, Hank
Mann and Maud George. But Charles
Ray is Richard Spanyi. the head man.
Which recalls Moran's remark to
Mack. "I wuz de head man in dat
show ‘Uncle Tom's Cabin.’ ”
Mack replied. “You even hear of
The Garden of Eden?’ ”
Moran said. "Yes. suh.**
And the reply came:
“Well, you wuzn't de head man in
dat show!”
THE BISMARCK TRIBUNE, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1. 1929
TAX SUPERVISORS’
REPORTSSAIDTOGO
INTO WASTEBASKET
Thorosen Orderod to Clo&n Filos
of Office, According to
Acker’s Statement
Reports of district tax supervisors
which Iver Acker, state tax commis
sioner, claims are missing from his
files, were tossed Into the wastebasket
by T. H. Thoresen because they were
I of no value to the office, the tax com
missioner says Thoresen told him yes
terday.
According to Acker's statement,
Thoresen declared the reports were
not records provided by law and that
they were not a record of the office;
that he had been instructed to clean
up the files of the office of papers
that were of no value.
Acker relates that he made three
demands upon M. H. Chernick, tax
supervisor under Thoresen, for re
turn of the reports. The last request,
put in the mail August 30. was in the
form of a registered letter and as yet
no response has been forthcoming
from Chernick.
The reports in question, according
to the tax commissioner, cover daily
operations of tax supervisors over a
1 considerable period and he believes
they arc necessary to proper conduct
of the office. Mileage and other ex
pense incurred by district supervisors,
: of which there are six, are required to
; be reported daily.
1 Thoresen explained, according to
Acker, that any information contained
i in the reports of the district tax su
j pervisor could be gained from income
| tax reports which are in the commis
sioner's files.
On the other hand. Acker declares
this is quite impossible, as these rec
ords are not made up in such a man
ner as to reveal operations of the
supervisors.
Acker wants the reports, he says,
then he may learn the specific duties
of the district supervisors.
The tax commissioner further de
clares that Miss Gertrude Fitzgerald,
an employe in the office, protested
removal of the records.
TIMES DO CHANGE
London. Oct. I.—Barber shops
used to be great institutions of
learning. Many a discussion and
funny story has been related in
I them. But modern life has changed
this old landmark into an institution
of decorum and good behavior. Pos
sibly women have something to do
with it. Proof that barber shops are
becoming religious is the fact that
David James, barber of Morriston,
is to become minister of the Congrc
fational churches at Camrhos and
retower.
IMPRACTICAL JOKE
Scranton, Pa., Oct. I.—Some prac
tical joker played an impractical
joke here recently with the result
that Nellie Melnick, 12. nearly lost
her life. The joker tied several
sticks of dynamite to a dog’s tail.
The dog reached the Helnick home
when the dynamite exploded, wreck
ing the porch of the house and injur
ing the girl.
WITCH-DOCTORS I N ION
! Kimberley, S. A., Oc*. I.—The
v itch-doctors cf Dingaka have un
-1 ionized. The purpose of the union is
ito protect its members. Although
the government frewrs cn the or
! ganization. the doctors still have
• considerable cor.tr©! over the natives.
They have anticipated, rr.tdem sc
ience in curing general paralysis by
I means of the bite tf rsa.a, ra-carry
ing mosquitoes.
ANCIENT DISTRUST
Portimao, G-tt- l. —An-
cient belief in witchcraft was oemcn
strated here recently when a poor
; woman was executed because it was
f believed she was a witch. Neighbors
accused her of bringing about ill
ness, bad crops, lack of rain and even
poorly baked bread.
MOUNTRAIL SHEEP INCREASE
! Stanley. N. D., Oct. I.——An
other carload of ewes has been or
dered for Van Hook and vicinity and
a carload for White Earth. These
j will be good black-faced yearlings.
fheatps^i
JL ® 1929 |Y NEA SERVICE INC* RtCM 6> * L " ,,oo * otWL *
THIS MAI HAPPENED
HELEN PAGE ffeeta nbipw
nbfa her elaMMffa art— her •(
being la las* with her haagaaara
waaretaa. LEONARD BRENT.
Rat ha repraaaata all that aha
fcaawa at haata aad faaUlp aat
hr haa prealaeg ta rtear ap the
abater? at her Math after aha
gralMtM.
Hawavar. a ahaaaa aaactlag with
a eplap happar ea—aa Beeat ta
ahaapa all hla plaaa raparAlap
Halaa’a fatare. Batata tba aan
<Uea ha tella Breat that hla aaaie
la CNABLE9 OWENS NELLIN t
that hla wife la head Pad that ha
haa htddea a daaphter treat a
wealthy praadtathee, CYBIL K.
< LNNINGHAB. at Yeaheva. Pae
lap aa a aewapapar an aeareh
lap tar at ear arateriaL Breat aa
rarer theta aad etfdeaca which
aM hla plaaa.
tVhaa Malta prafaatea aha re*
ail aha her paardlaa that ha haa
prmateed ta tall her a heat her
pareata. aad la aaaaH wham ha
tella her that aha la the halraoa
at Cyril K. Caaalaphaai. Me ahawa
hrr a laakat which ha had aacarad
frm the dylap Xellla aad tella
hrr the plttara hi at haa aiathar.
EVAN GP. LINE CI.NNIXGHAW
NFILLIN', la aceeidaace with a
praoilae rate ta her parcels, ha
•alls her that he neat aaw taka
her ta her praed father. Ohtalalap
aa latervlew with Coamlaphan,
Breat latreteeea Mataa aa hi*
preaddaaphtrr aad tella hla her
atary.
NOW GO ON WITH THE STOBY
CHAPTER XII
C4T HOPE,” Brent said firmly.
1 "that Helen will not forget
your unkindness to her mother.’*
It was a master stroke. Plausi
bility did not admit of a man at
tempting to foster an Imposter
upon another man. and at the
same time plainly make his own
effort as difficult as poseible. Mr.
Cunningham was puzzled, and a
trifle disarmed.
*‘As you say.** he snapped at
Brent, “the matter rests between
me and . . .** he turned to Helen,
“this young lady.**
“Your granddaughter,** Brent
answered flatly. He felt well sat
isfied with the progress he had
made. He was convinced that Mr.
Tunningham would not tura
Helen away once he accepted the
belief that she was indeed his
granddaughter.
Helen would be but a pawn. But
now she was speaking for herself.
*T didn’t want to come here, Mr.
Cunningham.'* she said swiftly.
“I’ve grown up under Mr. Brent'a
care and I want to remain with
him. 'After he told me about my
father and mother 1 said I never
wanted to see you, but mother
wanted me to come and • • .
and.. .**
“Here yon are." Mr. Cunning
ham retorted dryly. “And now
that you are here,** he added has
tily. “let us cletr up a few Im
portant point*. What would you
do If I asked you to stay?”
Helen did not heeitate with her
answer. *T should say no,** she
told him promptly. “There Isa'i
any reason why I should consider
your wishes.**
Mr. Cunningham regarded her
curiously. “WeU, well,*' he said,
“we shall see. But you do not
realize that there are reasons why
I must sift this matter to th* bot
tom, I hope. If there’s any truth
in your story I must know it. You
understand that.’* he appended,
speaking to Brent.
• a a
“DRENT inclined hla head. *‘Cer
" talnly,** he said. “But we care
so little about convincing you, Mr.
Cunningham, that we have
brought no proof.*’
“No proof, eh?" Mr. Cunning
ham repeated, and who shall say
that there was not a note of dis
appointment in his voice?
“Except your daughter’s photo
graph In a locket that Charles
Nellin gave me," Brent added
easily.
“Let mo 000 It!** The scrawny
North Dakota Death Rate Increased
Due Heart, Cancer, Diabetes Cases
Washington. Oct I.—The deport
ment of commerce announces that
the IMS death rate for North Dakota
was aoeJ per lOOjOOt population, as
compared with SI2.T In IM7.
Increases In rates (per 100,000 popu
latlonk from them of the preceding
year were from the foUowtng prin
cipal causes: Dim sees of the heart,
MJ to IfT.l; cancer. Mi to «A; dia
betes mellitus, ISJ to 17J; and ne
phritis, 45.4 to 47 J.
A notable increase was shown In In
fluenaa, IST to 413. and other in
creases were for pneumonia, all forms,
sej to 115; dimaom of the arteries,
atheroma, etc., HI to lit; bronchitis,
14 to 51; acute anterior poliomyelitis
(infantile paralysis). 1J to IT; aad
lethargic mnaphaHtti clasping sick
ness), J to 1.1.
The death rate from all accidental
causes Inoraimd from HM to «SJ, the
Deaths la Mezih Dakota RataptrlOlOM
C.um oi DMth— —-HoaM minMlnii
All Causes sjslt 5111 NtJB 8117
Typhoid and paratyphoid fever 14 $8 3J 18
Malaria •• .. .. •*
Buiallpox •• *r •• ••
MeilteS ••••••••« §ee* ee # * »•*• •#** #• H ' H- M
Beariot fever IB 85 4J 18
Whooping ooi«h 81 • a M
Xnfhmnm 308 183 413 111
tty*petal ..! 18 31 1J 31
Acute anterior poliomyelitis 17 13 3.7 13
LethargicehotphahMa 7 4 1.1 83
Meningococcus meningitis ,38 34 4.1 3.7
TubmSScSrVaufSS) its Sl4 417 4io
Of toe toiplratory system 344 358 18.1 353
Of the meninges, eenfral nervous
system* 32 34 8.4 8.7
Other foram 87 87 43 53
Syphilis 17 30 17 3.1
Cancer and other malignant tumors 485 437 73.5 04.8
Rheumatism 17 37 17 53
Diahrirs mellitus 11l 87 17 * 133
Mtntntftis monepidestle) 85 39 IS I t
Ctrihrsl hemerthtfe and peftening 40S 111 C? 3 813
Ptr*lr:hi rpteified lltpt... 8 '%• x $ • j-3 J 4
DisescE) of the htari............... 881 4 ■ lif l 843
*7 didn't mnf I* come here, Mr, Cunningham. I've grown up
under Mr. Bren f*a cere and I want ta remain with him."
hand extended eagerly. Impa
tiently.
Brent took the locket that he
had stolen from Nellin from his
pocket aad haaded It over to Mr.
Cunalngham.
The latter held It close, exam
ining It with the avidity of a
starving man searching refuse for
a crumb of food. They heard him
mutter something that they could
not understand.
Then he opened the locket and
a real cry was wrung from his
lips.
Long he bent*over the pictured
face and soon the teara were
streaming unchecked down his
furrowed cheeks. Brent secretly
exulted ever the sight hut Helen
turned her face away.
He lifted hte head at last. “It
is my daughter,” he said chok
ingly. “It is Evangeline. This is
the locket I gave her mother. Her
name was Evangeline too.”
Brent nodded. “Under your
daughters pleture you will find
another,” he said.
Eagerly the old man sought to
remove his daughter Evangeline’s
likeness, hut his hands trembled
so his effort was fruitless. Helen
sprang forward to help him, no
longer able to control her desire
to look at her mother's photo
graph.
A moment Helen stared at It.
feeding her hunger for sight of
the maternal face she had never
known. Then Mr. Cunningham
asked her to take Evangeline’s
picture out of the locket and
Helen obeyed him.
As Brent had said, there was
another beneath It. It was
Evangeline’s mother, Mr. Cun
ningham told them. He was
deeply moved, forgetful of his
suspicions aad doubts for tho mo
ment.
“There was another locket/* he
said. T don't know what became
of It; probably Evangeline took It
with her. It contained my pic
ture.”
individual types of accidents showing 1
the greatest Increases bring machin
ery accidents, 3.7 to 1.1, and automo
-1 bile aeddunts, excluding eonirions
with railroad trains and street curs,
113 to 183. i
• Significant >ituw f the rtfinrszns hi 1
rates from 1837 to 1838 was that from <
tuberculosis, all forms, 18 to 46.7. 1
Other rtecressss were shown for eon- 1
genital anal fnamaFLw qyfd dlssusss 1
of early infancy, 713 to 873; nwartoS,
5.8 to 2.0; diarrhea aad enteritis, <
under 3 years, 143 to 113; rheuma
tism. 53 to 2.7; and erysipelas, 33 1
to 1.8. 1
The ‘death rate from seridsntsl ,
shooting decreased from 33 to 33.
Tho population of tba stole census.
1835 ( HUt>>, was mdui tontoof
}sEr%fr umrssz
Of 1185.
“Of coarse,** Helen breathed
softly, “she would want It.”
Mr. Cuaulngham smiled falatly.
“You think she did net hate me?”
’Ta sure of It,” Helen cried.
“How could she hate her father?”
“But you hate me," he remind
ed her, “and I’m your grand
father. That’s gaits a close rels
tlonehfp.”
• e •
TNWARDLY Brent was beaming
* but Helen had not yet capitu
lated.
“No,” she said gently, “I don’t
hsto you, because I'm sure you
have suffered terribly. I’m sorry
for you.”
“H’m,” Mr. Cunningham said
shortly. Helen's straightforward
ness was beginning to Impress
him.
“May I keep the locket?” she
asked of him. reaching out her
hand for It. “! have nothing else
that belonged to my mother.”
Mr. Cunningham looked at
Brent. “Have you no further
proof that your story Is true?” he
questioned.
“None,” Brent said. “You can,
If you like, verify the facts 1 have
given you. Helen haa been in a
girls* school—Mias Spann’s—
since I brought her from Mexico.
As soon as she was able to under
stand I told her that 1 would re
veal her parentage when she was
grown. It scarcely seems to mo
that further proof is needed. Had
I. on my own behalf or Helen’s,
been Interested In your fortune,
sir, I might have come to you
years ago. In that case I would
not have run the risk of your dy
ing Intsstato or leaving your
money to charity.”
"Why do'you call her Helen?”
Mr. Cunningham fired at him un
expectedly when he finished.
“I have always called her
Helen.” Breat returned smoothly.
*,T,40 not care for the name Evan
geline/*
“Well,” Mr. Cunningham re
Diaeaaes of the arteries, atheroma,
aneurymn,etc.
Bronchits
Pneumonia (all forms)
Respiratory diseases other than
bronchitis and pnaumnni# (all
forms)
Diarrhea and enteritis
Diarrhea find enteritis (under 2
years)
Diarrhea and enteritis (2 years
and over)
Appendicitis and typhlitis
Bend*, intestine! obstruction......
Cirrhosis of the liver
nephritis
Puerperal efiptlficimla
Puerperal causes other than puer-
PMllßpttQMw •*••♦•#•••••••••*
Congenital malformations a«M» dis
eases of oorlr infancy
■uleldo
loodsMt
mi imilMnlflfri
MMI, # o •••••«*•»••••• •*•••••• a
BqlonMl fJ9QmNIKBtowMVn tßvtPtttl *• •
AoetdmUl drownlnff
iWHIBIIIW Hminf ooooeooeeeoe#
Accidental
Mine accidents ..................
Mariiinery accidents ............
Railroad aocldonte
OoiHrion with automobile
Other railroad acridonts.......
atioet car dostdento.
. Collision with automobile
Other street car aceldente
Automobile nte (excluding
aSBBEn with railroad trains
pad street ears)... .......
frijttriea by srihleim. ******** than
railroad tratoL alfciat oars aad
autnmnlillto
Enooerivt baat (burnsoxeeptod)..
mtieraal causes.
All other d7 <l T > f l eaueee............
Unknown dr Ul-deflned Bftimi* o**o
BEAL COURAGE
Salt Lake City. Oct. I.—Twenty*
nine, years ago John Bose, miner
was given six months to live. Doc
tors told him he had suffered a brok
en hack In a mining accident. Bnt
John is still living, mid what's more,
he’s cheerful. He smokes, reads, and
enjoys life as other men do, with the
exception of exercise. He sits in a
wheel cjisir all day long.
TM t*oM of fire seen hanging over
i 9*-;w . -Hyf'j* * a p -■■ •-
f‘ ■ *
turned, “let me tell you that 1
think you have a very poor claim,
Mr. Brent. You might have come
upon thla locket and the story by
accident/*
“Quite so/*' Brent admitted
suavely; “it le nothing to me
whether you believe it or not.”
Mr. Cunningham jerked back at
him. “You will repeat all this to
my legal representative,” he said
threatsntngly. “You have made
an attempt to pass this girl off as
my granddaughter, heir to my for
tune. If yonr claim is false I
warn y0u....”
“You can't say such things to
Leonard!” Helen broke In, furious
with anger and loyalty toward
Brent “How could he have done
what you say? Would he have
waited 18 years? I've begged him
many times to tell mo who my
mother and father were, and he
wouldn’t. Does that look as It he
wanted anything from you?”
• • •
« M Y dear young ladr” Mr.
XTl ‘ Cunningham said with a
caustic accent, “the fact remains
that you are here. And If you are
my granddaughter I wish you to
remain.”
“And have you think I want to
Inherit your money?” Helen cried.
“Leonard has all the money we
need.”
Mr. Cunningham was a bit non
plussed at this Information. Some
how it had not occurred to him
that Brent might be a man of
wealth.
“Helen exaggerates.” Brent
smiled, “but It is true that we do
not *require assistance from you.
Mr. Cunningham. I expect to sail
for Europe shortly and take
Helen with me. This Is really a
farewell visit.”
Mr. Cunningham was caught
unprepared. “You can’t leave un
til this thing Is settled.” he ob
jected instantly.
“I shall be most happy to assist
In settling it,” Brent offered, “if
Helen wishes It. But remember,
1 told you I hoped she would not
be intrigued with the idea of be
coming your heir.”
“I am not,” Helen vouchsafed.
Mr.- Cunningham's frown deep
ened. “Permit me to euggest,” he
said, “that you are not keeping
the spirit of yonr promise to mv
daughter. I hardly believe she
wanted Helen to come to me mere
ly to tell me that she does not
wish to inherit my money. Am I
not right?” He appealed directly
to Helen.
“Leonard said that Mother did
hope you would do something for
me,” she confessed reluctantly,
“but 1 don’t need your help now.
Leonard has taken very good care
of me.”
“But your mother undoubtedly
wished you to win my forgiveness
for her,” Mr. Cunningham tempt
ed. “And I can do a great deal
for you—l’m a very rich man, my
dear. My money belongs to Evan
geline’s daughter. You have no
right to refuse It. I shall ask you
to giro mo your word to return
here at three o’clock this after
noon. at which time you will meet
my attorney and tell your story to
him.”
Helen hesitated uqtil Brent
spoke for her. “We will do as you
•sk,” he said curtly. *T should
dislike very much to leave any
doubt In your mind.”
“There will be no doubt in my
mind,” Mr. Cunningham returned
shortly. “If 1 accept this girl as
my granddaughter It will be or’y
after a thorough investigation,
which, warn you, will make you
both criminally liable If you have
tried to cheat me.”
(To Be Oontianed)
S 3 65 133 10.1
85 32 5.5 3.4
471 850 733 55.3
58 54 0.0 8.4
93 112 143 173
72 81 113 14.2
21 21 3.3 3.3
124 131 20.9 CC.4
<3 50 93 8.7
22 25 3.6 r. 9 .
908 251 47.1 43.4 '
31 25 4.8 3.9
55 50 8.6 7.8
435 459 67.8 71.0
68 49 9.0 7.0
7 11 1.1 .7
380 383 60.8 53.3
21 20 3.3 4.1
15 31 5.5 I.*
10 23 2 3 3.6
45 44 7.0 0.9
6 6 0.9 0.9
36 IT 4.1 3.7
23 28 3.6 11
10 7 1.6 1.1
13 18 2.0 TO
:: /
• • ee • e • •
78 72 12J 11.2
31 31 3.0 3
• 3 0.3
110 06 18,1 143
642 703 100.1 105.4
117 158 183 243
TAKES LOTS OF TIME '
London, Oct. I.—When a worker
undertakes the task of cleaning the
four faces ef “Biff Ben/* famous t,
English deck, he knows he’s in lor«Y
a big job. Climbing high up to the
tower which houses the clock, he
must put in s full day's work on
each of tho flees. It formerly took
two men throe afternoons a week to
wind thisdock, hut the operation
js jew dope by oSectririty hi twenty
minutes. ' ‘ ■
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